The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architect
Rank 569 566 477
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -89
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 57 46 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.089% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 66
Average daily rate £600 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £360 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £450 £405
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £65.35

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Information Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 57 £600 +26.31% 15
South East +27 16 £600 +41.17% 3
London -3 13 £493 -1.50% 5
East of England +11 12 £625 +4.16% 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £625 - 1
Surrey -3 6 £638 - 1
Luton - 6 £625 - 1
Leeds - 4 £575 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £575 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £575 - 1
Berkshire +9 3 - -
Hampshire +6 3 - -
South West -1 3 £600 +50.00% 1
North West -18 3 £750 +66.66%
East Midlands - 3 £420 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £420 -
Lancashire - 3 £750 -
Derby - 3 £420 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Blackpool - 3 £750 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £625 - 1
Dorset - 2 £575 -
West Midlands - 2 £625 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 1 £800 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £800 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £625 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £500 -

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title.

1 39 (35.78%) Information Security
2 27 (24.77%) Security Architecture
3 26 (23.85%) Management Information System
4 25 (22.94%) Data Modelling
5 22 (20.18%) Finance
6 21 (19.27%) Information Architecture
7 20 (18.35%) CISSP
7 20 (18.35%) Oracle
8 17 (15.60%) TOGAF
8 17 (15.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (14.68%) Data Management
9 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
9 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (12.84%) Banking
10 14 (12.84%) Information Management
10 14 (12.84%) PCI DSS
10 14 (12.84%) Information Assurance
11 13 (11.93%) CISM
12 12 (11.01%) Windows
12 12 (11.01%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (11.01%) Degree
13 11 (10.09%) SAP
13 11 (10.09%) Firewall
14 10 (9.17%) IBM
14 10 (9.17%) zOS
14 10 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (9.17%) Network Security
14 10 (9.17%) User Experience
14 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (8.26%) Data Quality

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.34%) MQSeries
1 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
1 8 (7.34%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.42%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (6.42%) IIS
2 7 (6.42%) iPlanet
2 7 (6.42%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.59%) CMS
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.92%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.75%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) BusinessWare
1 7 (6.42%) SAP R/3
2 4 (3.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) PaaS
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) IaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Firewall
2 10 (9.17%) Network Security
3 6 (5.50%) Internet
4 3 (2.75%) Intranet
4 3 (2.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.92%) LAN
5 1 (0.92%) SAN
5 1 (0.92%) Skype
5 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (6.42%) DB2
1 7 (6.42%) DB2 UDB
1 7 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.59%) OLTP
3 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.92%) Easytrieve
4 1 (0.92%) QlikView
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) ERwin
2 3 (2.75%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Legal
4 6 (5.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.59%) International Banking
6 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.92%) Automotive
8 1 (0.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.92%) Publishing
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
8 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) MSMQ
2 5 (4.59%) Middleware
3 4 (3.67%) HTML
4 3 (2.75%) Flash
4 3 (2.75%) XSLT
5 2 (1.83%) Mason
5 2 (1.83%) XML
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) ISPF
6 1 (0.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) User Experience
3 9 (8.26%) Cryptography
3 9 (8.26%) Taxonomies
4 7 (6.42%) AS400
5 6 (5.50%) FMCG
6 5 (4.59%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.67%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.75%) PKI
8 3 (2.75%) RIA
9 2 (1.83%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.83%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.83%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.92%) CESG
10 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) Windows
2 10 (9.17%) zOS
3 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.34%) AIX
4 8 (7.34%) Linux
4 8 (7.34%) Solaris
5 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.83%) Unix
8 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Information Security
2 27 (24.77%) Security Architecture
3 25 (22.94%) Data Modelling
4 21 (19.27%) Information Architecture
5 17 (15.60%) TOGAF
6 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (14.68%) Data Management
6 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
7 14 (12.84%) Information Assurance
7 14 (12.84%) Information Management
8 12 (11.01%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (8.26%) Data Architecture
11 8 (7.34%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (6.42%) Analytics
12 7 (6.42%) DoDAF
12 7 (6.42%) Migration
12 7 (6.42%) MODAF
12 7 (6.42%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.34%) Java
1 8 (7.34%) SQL
2 5 (4.59%) C
3 1 (0.92%) Assembly Language
3 1 (0.92%) C++
3 1 (0.92%) CLIST
3 1 (0.92%) COBOL
3 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.92%) JCL
3 1 (0.92%) REXX
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) CISSP
2 13 (11.93%) CISM
3 12 (11.01%) Degree
4 8 (7.34%) CLAS
4 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (6.42%) CCSP
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.50%) CISA
6 6 (5.50%) CISMP
6 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (2.75%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.83%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.92%) MBA
9 1 (0.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.84%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.26%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.75%) COBIT
5 1 (0.92%) COREP
5 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.92%) FINREP
5 1 (0.92%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.42%) ClearTrust
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.92%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Oracle
2 11 (10.09%) SAP
3 10 (9.17%) IBM
4 8 (7.34%) CA
4 8 (7.34%) CheckPoint
5 7 (6.42%) BEA
5 7 (6.42%) Vitria
6 4 (3.67%) Adobe
6 4 (3.67%) Guidewire
7 3 (2.75%) HP
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.83%) Tableau
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco
9 1 (0.92%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.92%) Infor
9 1 (0.92%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.92%) Splunk
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